Archive 2016

ARCHIVE OF our 2016 performances, bringing musical fun to the whole community

(NB Only paper records exist of all our community activities up to 5th April 2016, but we can provide these on request)

Wednesday 6th April @2pm CARE HOME Witham Court, Fen Lane LN6 8UZ

Monday 11th April @ 1030am CARE HOME Holmleigh, Lincoln Road Navenby LN5 0LA

Wednesday 20th April @ 2:30pm CARE HOME Cheyne House Main Street North Carlton LN1 2RR

Wednesday 27th April 2016 @2:30pm Bunkers Hill CARE HOME 1 Ross Close LN2  4WQ (lyrics projection please) special requests for Elvis/  Jim Reeves / Johnny Cash numbers

Wednesday 4th May @ 2pm ELDERBERRIES St Lukes Church Hall Jasmin Road Birchwood LNCOLN

Saturday 7th May @ 2:30pm CARE HOME (indoors) Willow Court Croft Lane Cherry Willingham LN3 4JW

Sunday 8th May Dunholme Lodge Dunholme LINCOLN LN2 3QA Open Gardens fete outdoor gazebo performnces throughout the day 11am – 5pm

Friday 20th May @ 2:30pm CARE HOME Hartsholme House LN6 0ED

27th – 29th May Weekender GNUF Huddersfield Grand Northern Ukulele Festival 2016

Wednesday 1st June @2:30pm CARE HOME Tennyson Wharf Burton Waters LN1 2ZD

Sunday 5th June day trip Nene Valley Railway Wansford Station Stibbington Peterborough PE8 6LR NB this is all organised by the railway, not by LUB so best contact them or try their representative  on the LUB  facebook page for details.

Friday 10th June @ 3pm Bishop King School summer fete busking-type gig, outdoors if weather fine. Bishop King CE primary school Kingsway LINCOLN LN5 8EU 01522 880094. The BK strummers (small band of ukulele players from the school group) joined us for some of the songs and a CD of their recordings is available for just £1.

Saturday 11th June @2pm Saxilby  Church Teddy Bears parachute jump. PLUS Evening @7:30pm Guild of Spinners Weavers and Dyers Annual conference concert Bishop Grosseteste, singalong concert in two halves with an interval and light refreshments will be provided.

Sunday 12th June @11am – 4pm fete Queen’s 90th birthday picnic in the park Recreation Ground Heighington LN4  1QH

Tuesday 14th June @ 2:30pm CARE HOME Witham Court Fen Lane LN6 8UZ

Friday 17th June CARE HOME Hartsholme House Ashby Avenue Lincoln LN6 0ED summer fete @2:30 to play an hour’s concert during a fete which is open approximately 10-3. NB this clashes with Great British Ukulele festival (Cheltenham), so some band member may not be able to attend.

16th – 19th June Weekender Great British Ukulele festival (Cheltenham) 2016

1st – 3rd July Weekender Shantifest weekend workshops and performance. LUB on the main stage on the Sunday, but hosting teaching & music workshops in the gazebo throughout the event.

Wednesday 6th July 2016 @2pm Cathedrals CARE HOME 23 Nettleham Road LN2 1RQ

Saturday 9th July @2pm Cheyne House LN1 2RR   care home Summer outdoor fete (gazebo may not be required, as there is a patio area for us to perform.

Sunday 10th July @11-5 Dunholme Lodge & RAF museum Garden fete LN2 3QA outdoor gazebo performances throughout the day. Rose garden viewing, tea & cake & craft stalls etc

Saturday 23rd July @ 1:30pm Tennyson Wharfe  CARE HOME, Burton Waters Marina, summer fete outdoors on terrace overlooking marina if fine (no gazebo needed, but feather flags on the Marina roundabout may be useful)

Saturday 30th July @ 2:30pm- 4pm Willow Court Summer Fayre (outdoor busking type gig) Willow Court, Croft Lane, Cherry Willingham LN3 4JW PLUS 8pm – 8:45pm at The Platform venue above the Engine Shed University of Lincoln LN6 7TS (private wedding party stage show with lyrics projection.)

Thursday 4th August @ 2pm St.Peter at Gowts Ladies’ fellowship (Central Lincoln)   Re= scheduled to 4th May 2017

Saturday 6th August MEMBERS REHEARSAL AND RECORDING St Matthias (Orthodox) Church Burton Road / Yarboro Road roundabout. 11am – 5pm with lunch break at 1:30 for fish and chips at Burton road chippy.

Wednesday 10th August  @2:30pm CARE HOME Hartsholme House LN6 0ED

Sunday August 14th @ 9am Hartsholme Park Community Fete outdoor daytime

Thursday September 8th @ 7:30pm Saxilby W.I. Village Hall high street Saxilby LN1 2HA Projected lyrics, singalong entertainment

Thursday 15th September @ 2pm  CARE HOME gig Hartsholme House Ashby Avenue Lincoln LN6 0ED

Sunday 18th September Private Afternoon Party (Maurice Golden Wedding) Doddington Hall LN6 4RU Arrive 2pm for a 2:30 – 4pm performance. NEW SONGS to be included.

Friday 30th September 2016 – @ 2pm Tesco charity busking for about an hour meet in the foyer  Tesco Wragby Road LN2 4QQ Theme Rock the Shop – to raise funds for the Tesco chosen charities Diabetes UK and British Heart Foundation.

Saturday 1st October 2016 @ 10 am Tesco charity busking hour Wragby Road LN2 4QQ PLUS  12:30 – 2pm Age UK singalong, 36 Park Street Lincoln LN1  1UQ (City Centre) wih projector lyrics.

Sunday 2nd October 2016 @ 2pm Tesco charity busking hour Tesco Wragby Road LN2 4QQ

Thursday 6th October 2016 @ 2:30pm Willow Court CARE HOME Croft Lane Cherry Willingham LN3 4JW Harvest Festival party with home made soup and bread. Projected Lyrics singalong entertainment. LN3  4JW

Thursday 13th October @ 2pm CARE HOME Cheyne House LN1 2RR

Tuesday 18th October @ 2pm Bunkers Hill Care Home LN2  4WQ Entertainments Under new management of Sanjay PLUS Sturton- by Stow WI village hall LN1 2AE evening show, 7:30 sit – down meal for 6-8 band members, Performance / show to start at 8:30 pm prompt and play for about 45 minutes. Slide show and  summer / festival songbook singalong favourites.

Wednesday 9th November @2pm Withan Court CARE HOME  North Hykeham LN6  8UZ

Tuesday 15th November  Manthorpe Unit Grantham Hospital @ 2pm care home programme at 101 Manthorpe Road Grantham NG31  8DG New venue On arrival Contact Chris Button Activity Co-ordinator. Park at the entrance which isn’t A&E, the door is opposite the car park, and report to reception to collect our free parking passes.

Saturday 26th November 2016 Two half – hour time slot performances roughly 2:30 and 4 pm Indoor busking Carols and happy songs (bring festival 2016 and summer 2015 books too) Christmas tree festival Branston Indoor Christmas carol gig in the church, Church Road Branston, near the Wagon pub.  Parking in church road, please car- share where possible as parking may be tight. 

Friday 2nd December 11am – 12 noon Lincoln Christmas Market Open Air busking at St. Paul in the Bail ( Roman Well) corner of bailgate and Union street opposite Lion and Snake / Greggs LN1 3AP

Saturday 3rd December 1pm – 2pm Lincoln Christmas Market Open Air busking at St Paul in the Bail (Roman Well) corner of bailgate and Union street opposite Lion and Snake / Greggs LN1 3AP and immediately afterwards walk down to the Queen In the West pub, West Parade for another Carol performance.

Wednesday 7th December at Alive Church Hall 22 Newland LN1 1XD evening premiere of Angela’s Ukulele Fantasia piece plus History of the Ukulele musical presentation and Christmas-themed singalong concert programme. Tickets £3 or £2 concessions on the door. Church will be open from 1pm for set – up and soundchecks with band members and to be recorded by the BBC. BAND DRESS CODE as per the booklet given out on Thursday 24th November.

Thursday 8th December  afternoon The Keals W.I entertainment plus quiz

The address of the Cracroft village hall is The Boston Road, West Keal PE234BD. Projector and singalong lyrics Christmas book plus summer & festival books. No need for screen as there is a suitable wall at the venue.

Coming in from the Lincoln area I imagine you will come through Horncastle on the A 158. This takes you right through to the Partney roundabout. You turn right onto the A16.This road will take you through East Keal and down on the A16 towards Boston. The hall is on your right virtually straight after the A16/A155 junction into West Keal. There is plenty of parking in the car park of the hall itself.

WI members will be arriving 1.15 ish to eat the faith lunch around 1.30. president usually says a few words beforehand as she would at our normal meetings. You are very welcome to join in with the lunch, there is always plenty of food available!


Saturday 10th December 2016  Welton Methodist Church Hall LN2  3JH (just up the road from the chippy) Christmas themed concert programme same as Alive programme with singalong projected lyrics for the audience. On – street parking down the road, 50 metres walk. Set – up from 7pm, concert starts 7:30 pm. Light refreshments in the interval DRESS CODE as per the Alive Concert.

Monday 12th December Hartsholme House care home gig @ 2:30pm LN6 0ED

Thursday 15th December  @7pm Labour Club 32 Newland LN1 1XG Christmas party. Party piece performances, singalongs,  buffet, raffle, silly games , traditional quiz and Christmassy niceness etc. tickets £5 each from Gill or Will

Friday 16th December @2pm Moorside Court LN6 9XA Care home gig with slideshow on wall (no screen needed) New venue we haven’t been here before, it was a last minute request.

Saturday 17th December daytime 1100 – 4 ish (stay as long as you like, if you need to leave earlier, that’s ok.) buffet lunch provided Lizzy Anne Fabrics 2 Paxton Court NEWARK NG24 1DH outdoor busk outside the shop Christmas-themed songs, but bring your other books and party – piece solos if you wish for a bit of variety. If you need to ask for directions, it is right opposite the New Post Office, near Morrisons.

Tuesday 20th December @ 2.30 pm Witham Court care home, Fen Lane, North Hykeham LN6 8UZ Christmas carol singalong with Christmas slide show

Wednesday 21st December evening Sturton-By-Stow Village Hall, LN1 2AE History Society social evening. Seated Christmas singalong with projector lyrics and fun quiz. Set up from 6:45 pm start playing 7.30pm